Wedding photography is not just a trade focusing on the actual wedding day anymore. The genre of this kind of photography is very diverse. It ranges from pre-wedding snapshot photos, engagement sessions, right up to events leading up to the big day. Hence, making the wedding photography business a sought after and lucrative attraction to the many budding wedding photographers out there.
Wedding photography and photography overall by itself is not only a trade by the practitioner but requires great skill and talent to capture momentous pictures. “Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” The words of eminent photographer Aaron Siskind remains poignant but beautifully etched into my mind as I penn this article.
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We have compiled some profiles of Indian wedding photographers that you can get in touch with when planning your most memorable day yet. Happy browsing!
According to Ravinder Singh, the founder of Ravs Studio, photography started as a hobby for him which slowly turned into a full time career. The engineer by profession who has been in the business for 12 years now, is considered one of the most sought after photographers to date.
He stated that his favourite and specialty are always wedding photos as he loves to capture people’s connections and emotions. He also shoots concerts because it’s expressive. Ravinder is also an ambassador for Nikon Malaysia. Browse more on his Instagram!
Thirukumaran Murugaya, who is the lead photographer of Thirus Photography, is an award-winning wedding photographer. He is also an associate of Master Photographers Association (MPA, UK). Apart from that, Thirukumaran was selected to be a part of the Onsmo Pro Team, which is a lighting company that provides many lighting products for professional photographers and videographers. Do check out Thirukumaran’s work on his Instagram account.
Rooban started taking photos as a hobby when his mother bought him his first camera as a gift, years have gone by and photography has become almost like an addiction. He exhilaratingly describes photography as a ‘drug’. He is now a full time photographer. Rooban completed a short digital photography course at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) in Melbourne, Australia and Raghu Rai Center for Photography (RRCFP) in North India. He also had the privilege of a lifetime when he was chosen to be a mentee to master photographers Raghu Rai and Nitin Rai.
Besides that, Rooban has also been invited as the panel judge for the Malaysian Indian Wedding Photographers and Videographers (MIWPV) first award ceremony in 2018 which was held in Putrajaya. All his works have been published in different magazines such as Wedding Sutra, Travel360, Yogalife, Australian Geographic, and Collective Drift.
One of his most unforgettable experiences, was working for ‘Isai Puyal’ AR Rahman, the Mozart of Madras, for his personal Tamil music website project with supermodel Vanizha Vasanthanathan, rapper Aaryan Dinesh Kanagaratnam (ADK), Kutty Revathi and was assisted by talented rising make-up artist Kamalavashnee. Rooban has done many weddings and pre-weddings, real estate, corporate, food, family events and even automotive projects. Check out Rooban’s Instagram here.
Doctor by profession, this lady photographer has been a youth icon for teenagers. Dr. Manmeet started her career at the age of 15 in the year 2010. She has been leading her photography team known as Moments Makers. The team consists of 5 members and they cover mainly weddings and engagements. Other than that, graduation ceremonies & corporate events are also included. Check out her Instagram profile!
Saycheesemy is a partnership of Nvengkaadesh Nagaratnam and Shanrey Kunasagaran. Saycheesemy was established 3 years ago and the partners are running this as a full time profession. They have been nominated in Wedding Sutra under the friends and family category. Along with this, Saycheesemy has also been nominated at the Wedisson awards 2019. Check out their Instagram to inquire more details about their work.
Photography has been Gunallan’s hobby since 2011. He then turned it as a profession in 2013. Gunallan has been a part time photographer for almost 7 years. He has covered many events including Indian weddings and engagements. Here are some of his works and more on his Instagram. Do check this out!
During the days of traditional film, most photographers preferred a negative colour film and medium-sized cameras. These days, photography has advanced with photographers using DSLR & mirrorless cameras for better and improved shots due to the advantages of digital usability which enables easy identification of lighting mistakes and allows innovations to be checked immediately.
We hope the profiles featured would be of great help to you in selecting the best-suited photographer for your special day.
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